UN chief urges Arab leaders to confront Syria war

Guterres calls on ‘Arab unity’ in face of Syria’s on-going conflict, says intervention of ‘others’ contributing to instability.

Arab League set to oppose Trump Israel embassy shift

Arab League chief urges resolution to Syria conflict

Serious challenges for Arab leaders in Amman

Qaeda, IS developing harder-to-detect bombs say experts

Britain joins US in banning laptops on flights from Turkey, Arab world

Kuwait bans hit movie ‘Beauty and the Beast’

US bans electronic devices from cabins on Middle East flights

Kuwait raises $8 bn in first foreign bond issue

IEA says OPEC abides by output cut

OPEC says producers complying with oil cut deal

Anti-Muslim hate has gone mainstream in Europe

McMaster could lead to more predictable foreign policy

Kuwait to restore citizenship of opposition figures

Trump exacerbating ‘immense’ decline of rights in Arab world

Cyber attacks in Gulf countries on the rise

GCC geopolitics spike military sales at IDEX

Time bomb of unemployment among Arab youth

Rohani’s GCC visit barely makes waves

Trump fears may bring Iran, Gulf closer together

Iran's Rouhani crosses Gulf on tour to improve relations

Kuwaiti MPs took bribes for votes says opposition

Kuwait says OPEC delivering on oil cuts

GCC gears up for VAT in 2018

Arab League’s Hossam Zaki says much depends on ‘gathering of Arab will’

Jordan says Syria not invited to Arab summit

Kuwaiti emir accepts minister’s resignation over sports ban

Kuwait minister quits after grilling over sports ban

Arab League in dire financial straits

Arab countries face climate warming reality

Russia FM calls for Syria return to Arab League

No tears shed in GCC over Obama’s exit

Kuwaitis seek roots in upmarket tents

Kuwait hangs seven, including member of royal family

Arab League condemns fresh Israeli settlement plans

Kuwait’s Marzouk says rebalancing in oil markets has already started

Kuwait upholds sentence for three royals for insulting judges

Gulf stock listings nosedive in 2016

Neutral Oman joins Saudi 'anti-terror' coalition

Kuwait set to import gas from Iraq


Kuwait’s al-Deehani wins men's double trap as independent

Army officer Deehani, winner of Kuwait's only two previous Olympic medals, is first independent to win gold at an Olympics.

First NBA Stores to open in Qatar

NBA, Qatari fashion company will partner in opening first NBA Stores in Middle East during 2016-17 league season.

UAE businessman launches largest Arab education fund

Abdulla al-Ghurair Foundation for Education says it plans to provide scholarships for 15,000 Middle Eastern students over next 10 years.

Kuwait court acquits sports figure Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Sabah

Appeals court acquits Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Sabah of all charges pressed against him by public prosecution.

Arab League condemns ‘hateful campaign’ against Qatar

League's General Assembly declares its ‘full support’ for Qatar's hosting of World Cup, which will be first tournament held in Arab country.

Crisis of unemployment: Over 30% of Arab youth jobless

Director general of Arab Labour Organisation says many graduates fail to find employment because their specialisations are not needed by private sector.

ECSSR concludes annual Conference on Shifting Roles, Interests and Alliances in Middle East

Conference participants emphasize unwavering importance of security of Middle East to international community.

Pakistan fines Qatar royal for hunting with falcons without permit

Sheikh Abdullah bin Abdul Rahman bin Hamad does not have permits for three hunting falcons he brought into Pakistan.

UAE beats Iran to win right to host Asian Cup in 2019

It will be second time that UAE has organised continent's showcase tournamnent having previously staged it in 1996.

Gulf-Iranian proxy war spills onto the soccer pitch

Saudi-led proxy war against Iran playing out in Syria and Iraq expands onto soccer pitch with last minute decision by Palestinian national team to cancel friendly against Iran.

Well-loved Lebanese poet dies aged 102

Aql championed Lebanese nationalism, espousing contradictory views on politics in tumultuous Middle East.